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Archives for September 11, 2020

Cayman: Cross government effort to eliminate derelict vehicles

At the direction of the Deputy Governor, Hon Franz Manderson, JP, a cross-government innovation team has been assembled to address the issue of derelict vehicles. The team includes the Department of Environmental Health (DEH), the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) and the Department of Vehicles and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL). This  work directly contributes to […]

Cayman: Latest deadline for voter registration nears

The next deadline to register to vote in the Cayman Islands is Thursday, 1 October 2020. Those who register by this date will be added to the Register of Electors and be able to vote from 1 January 2021 onwards.  The current Register of Electors stands at 21,903. After the 1 October deadline, any qualified […]

Cayman: DEH provides recycling facilities to Eastern Districts

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) in response to requests from the East End community have today, Friday Sept 11, provided the Eastern Districts with recycling containers for public use. The closest containers were in Savannah before today and DEH staff worked hard to facilitate the request as the department continues to educate and promote […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 11 September 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 105 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 10 September. All were negative. The total number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 370. 

Cayman: RCIPS seeks public assistance to identify suspect in stabbing on Mon Aug 24

From RCIPS Sep 11 2020 Shortly after 1:00AM on Monday, 24 August, officers responded to a report of a stabbing incident in the vicinity of a bar on Seymour Drive, in which a male and female were stabbed, with the female suffering life-threatening injuries from which she is now recovering.  Over the course of investigations into the […]

Cayman: MRCU Spraying Operations 11 September

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has announced the following truck operations beginning tonight (September, 11 2020). Operations start at 6.50 p.m. Ground ULV One (1) fogger to start at Harquail Theater, Dog City Dykes, and Camana Bay Dykes – 6:50 pm One (1) fogger to start at Sunny Field on Queens Highway, Tortuga, […]

Fifth Annual Celebration of Audiophile Day

October 2, 2020 marks the 5th annual celebration of Audiophile Day.  Please join in celebrating audiophiles around the world. This is a day to appreciate audiophiles and all that they contribute to the world.  Audiophiles are people that are enthusiastic – even passionate – about high-fidelity (Hi-Fi) sound/music reproduction.  Their musical tastes are not necessarily limited to […]

COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates suicide risk factors

Coronavirus is affecting the mental health of many people, especially health workers. Data from recent studies show increased distress, anxiety and depression Washington, DC, September 10, 2020 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today warned that the COVID-19 pandemic may exacerbate suicide risk factors, urging people to speak about the issue in an open […]

“Back to Business”: SHIFT Mobility 2020 in Berlin inspires international trade visitors

CORONAVIRUS NEWS – Ford announces goal to donate 100 million medical-grade masks through 2021 CORONAVIRUS NEWS: 90% of countries report disruptions to essential health services since Covid−19 pandemic – WHO survey CORONAVIRUS NEWS: Covid−19 creates challenges but offers opportunities to the food sector CORONAVIRUS NEWS: Find daily news, feature stories, quotes and advice related to […]

NTCI: Caboose Breakfast Cookout

WHAT: NTCI: CABOOSE BREAKFAST COOKOUT The Mission House in Bodden Town presents our very first ‘Cayman Style Caboose Breakfast Cookout’. Come taste all the staple breakfast dishes prepared outside on our old-fashioned traditional caboose; just like in the good ole days! Guests can enjoy porridge, fritters, sweet plantain, swanky, coffee, fever grass tea and fried […]